Oust



[oust] /aʊst/

verb (used with object)
1.
to expel or remove from a place or position occupied:
The bouncer ousted the drunk; to oust the prime minister in the next election.
2.
Law. to eject or evict; dispossess.
/aʊst/
verb (transitive)
1.
to force out of a position or place; supplant or expel
2.
(property law) to deprive (a person) of the possession of land
v.

early 15c., from Anglo-French oster (late 13c.), Old French oster “remove, take away, take off; evict, dispel; liberate, release” (Modern French ôter), from Latin obstare “stand before, be opposite, stand opposite to, block,” in Vulgar Latin, “hinder,” from ob “against” (see ob-) + stare “to stand,” from PIE root *sta- “to stand” (see stet). Related: Ousted; ousting.

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